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JetLAG music festival is a collision of cultures. Is it Russian? Jewish? American? One Russian Israeli headed to the festival to sort out the confusion.

“I am now heading on a very long trip to two places, which for most of my adult life, I have been ambivalent about. And frankly, scared of. Parenthood and Israel. “

When is it ok to laugh at a madman from our not-too-distant past? What does it mean when we use fascist imagery in pop-culture? Niki Minaj just did it and so do many others. Erin Corber contemplates the trend.

Check out some of what Shtetl got up to in the past year. Let’s hope 5775 brings us all more weird and wonderful adventures in Jewish arts and culture! Shana Tova!!

Dudu Tassa brings Iraqi pop to Montreal for The Montreal Jewish Music Festival.

And when God tells Shtetl to go West, baruch hashem (enshallah), Shtetl obeys. Especially if she, the almighty one, is commanding me to sit in a dark room and injest movie after movie. Some call it the cave, some call …

Liad Hussein Kantorovic is an Israeli living in Berlin. A maven of kitsch, Kantorovic has a campy take on the Passover seder. Click the play button below to hear it. Tune in for more about Israelis in Berlin this Friday …

Before Harvey Milk, before Stonewall, before Kinsey, Hirschfeld’s radical ideas changed the way Germans thought about sexuality.

Le Mood season has come and gone. Grumpy freelancer Adam Kovac gives us his take on the festival of arts, culture & learning that is forging new ground in Montreal’s Jewish landscape.

Susan Moss is an institution in Montreal’s indie photography and music scene. She’s the main photographer at Osheaga music fest and she gets great shots cause she’s pushy as hell! (But pushy in a good way).